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1. Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
2. Equivocal, as in classification or nature.

[From Late Latin anōmalos, from Greek, uneven : probably from an-, not; see a-1 + homalos, even (from homos, same; see sem- in Indo-European roots).]

a·nom′a·lous·ly adv.
a·nom′a·lous·ness n.
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Adv.1.anomalously - in an anomalous manner; "this man behaves anomalously"
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If he did not have a common soul in him, he had a subtle something that somehow anomalously did its duty.
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Plants grow anomalously in what should be a dry wadi, animals come to drink, and mounds of baby wipes flushed down thousands of toilets sporadically coagulate along the banks.
When comparing spending here, the quality of data is again worth noting: France's anomalously low security service figure and Romania's unexpectedly high one are likely artefacts of inconsistent definitions of what qualifies as a security agency.
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